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2023 December Defense Seminar
Friday, December 08, 2023, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CST
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2023 December Defense Seminar w/ LAJC

December 8, 2023

Registration is Closed.

Louisiana Judicial College and LADC Joint Torts Seminar

Friday, December 8, 2023 - Ritz Carlton New Orleans

8:30-5:00 pm


Registration fees:

$350 for members/Judges

$475 for non-members

The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans for $269 per night - Book your group rate for LADC & LA Judicial College - Torts Seminar


Registration & Breakfast

Welcome Remarks
Judge C. Wendell Manning, President of the Board of Governors (LJC)
Jennie P. Pellegrin, President of the LADC

Recent Developments in Louisiana Civil Procedure (1.5 hours)
Judge Tiffany G. Chase, Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal
Judge C. Wendell Manning, Louisiana 4th Judicial District Court
Dianna Duffy Willem, Hebbler & Giordano
Prof. William R. Corbett, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center

Recent Developments in Louisiana Tort Law (1.5 hours)
Justice Piper D. Griffin, Louisiana Supreme Court
H. Alston Johnson III, Phelps Dunbar
Prof. Thomas C. Galligan, Jr., LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Thomas M. Flanagan, Flanagan Partners, LLP
Professionalism: Challenges in an Age of Polarization and Incivility (1 hour)
Judge Nakisha Ervin-Knot, Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal
Blake R. David, Broussard, David & Moroux
E. Phelps Gay, Patterson Resolution Group, LLP

Lunch Buffet

Louisiana Judicial College Board of Governors Lunch Meeting

Updates on Insurance Law (1 hour)
Judge Allison H. Penzato, Louisiana 1st Circuit Court of Appeal
Judge (Retired) William Morvant, Louisiana 19th Judicial District Court
Harry J. “Skip” Philips, Taylor Porter

Artificial Intelligence and Tort Law: An Overview (1 hour)
Professor Andrew D. Selbst, UCLA School of Law


Ethics (1 hour)
Justice Scott J. Crichton, Louisiana Supreme Court
Prof. Dane Ciolino, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

Holiday Social Sponsored by LADC

A full refund will be given up to a month before the event. A 50% refund will be given up to the week before the event. Refunds will not be given a week from the event. 

Contact: Kimberly Zibilich - [email protected] - 504-236-9969